Author Archives: Carol Wade

I Started Looking for a New Job

Of course this is one of those things where I really do not think that I have all that much choice in the matter. It was not something that I planned, but of course at the time I certainly did not mind. Right now I am trying out this resume template and figuring that I need to get this done before Mr. Bryant retires. This is one of those things where you get tangled up in office politics. A couple of months ago we got this really cute intern in for the summer. She was about twenty two years old and pretty close to adorable. I was working pretty closely with her and she seemed to get this crush on me. At any rate I am not the sort of guy to turn my back on this sort of attention. Continue reading

Affordable SEO Services for Small Business is Available if You Shop Around

I was talking to a man I know that is running a big online business. He told me how he got his website into the top five results for search queries that have to do with his product line. Then he told me how much he was paying for his SEO services. It was more than my monthly operating budget! I could not afford that. I needed affordable SEO services for small business guys like me. Something more in line with companies like mine that are selling online.

He had a mega store online. Not his product selection but in the quantity he sold. He had a manufacturing facility make his limited product line and sold his product all over the world. It was a small line with astronomical individual unit sales. Agencies would buy his products by big case lots. Continue reading

Working on a Small Business Project

I am not going to be deeply involved in this project, but I have agreed to help a couple of my friends get a small business off of the ground. It is going to be pretty tough to figure out some of the regulatory issues involved in this business. The big thing is dealing with the EPA, because some of the processes that they use involve emissions that have to be filtered before they get out of the air. I trying out this free invoice template word that I found on the web this morning. Continue reading

Let Me Be Faithful to You, Netflix

For those of us who have to travel a lot, not being able to access our Netflix shows wherever we go has kind of turned into a giant pain. Most of my problem is the fact that I’m in Canada at least three days out of the week recently which means that I’ve been losing out on some serious Netflix binging time whenever I get out of the data center. Come on guys, let me watch what I want to watch without having to resort to third party tools like Netflix USA. I want to give you money. I love the fact you, Netflix, has let me cut the cord to my cable company. Let me give you just a bit more money to have access to the shows I’ve been watching!

I know it’s not your fault, Netflix. Continue reading

A More Pleasant Way to Shop

Maybe you’ve already seen the Cyber Monday ads for 2015 – they’re coming out of the wood work as the day quickly approaches us. This always happens to me; I see them early on but somehow manage to forget that the holiday season is upon us. It’s as if summer disappears one day leaving behind cooler weather and sales galore. This also means that Black Friday is not far behind – a day that I wish could simply be willed away forever more. It’s an awful day that serves little but to make Americans appear to be no better than starving curs fighting over left over stock.

American companies care nothing for the consumers on this day. Black Friday is an aptly named day; that day which the retail giants are able to pull themselves into the blacks from the red, marking it a profitable season. Continue reading

Great Apartments at Low Costs

I found some amazing apartments in Columbia recently. I was doing what I generally do when I look for a new apartment. I try to avoid checking out those apartment listings on the web and instead go for a walk around neighborhoods near a college campus. More often than not I can find something that is big enough to be comfortable for a single individual, usually twice as big as what you might pay at some cookie-cutter apartment complex sprawl, at half the price. Generally these apartments are owned by individuals who are just making some side cash from their units so they’re not completely invested in real estate.

Too, the apartments that you will find out here are being targeted to students so it becomes far easier to find something that’s going to be cheap. I’ve always been surprised by how cheap I can find apartments here. Continue reading

My Friend Might Lose His House

I am talking to a good friend of mine and he is really in the dumps about the way things have gone for him. About three months ago he lost his job. The man who founded the company got old and had to retire, turning the company over to his sons. They did nothing save squabble with one another and they quickly ran the company out of business. He had just bought a house and he has not been able to find a new job yet. He is looking at how to prevent foreclosures in NYC. Of course if you are lucky you will be able to work something out with the people who hold the mortgage on the place. It really depends on where they think their best interest lie. Continue reading

Getting Power to My New Home

I had to make some quick decisions when I finally decided to move out on my own. I had been separated from my husband for a few months, but we were still living in the same house because neither of us had anywhere else to go. I was growing weary of it though, so I put a down payment on a small cottage close to my work. It had been empty for a few months, so the first thing I did was look at http://www.texasenergycompanies.net/cpl-energy-texas/ so I could get some electricity started there.

The house had already been inspected and I knew that everything was fine with it. I wanted to get power there so I could move in as quickly as possible, but I also did not want to make a rash decision on which energy company I was going to choose to supply my power. Continue reading

A Little Haggling Never Hurts

It is very surprising how many people don’t even give a moment’s thought to trying to get a lower price from the hotel than the one they are advertising in their brochures or on their website. Think about the last time you booked a hotel room – did you ask for a discount? Or a free upgrade? It is unlikely, most people don’t. Yet the Cody Wyoming hotels do allow for this in their prices, and by haggling a little you will be very surprised just how easy it is to get a much cheaper price. It should be relatively easy to get a 10% discount very quickly, but in some cases it is possible to achieve up to a 40% discount for exactly the same room and service without any trouble.

So how is it possible to do this? There are a few simple rules to follow, and then it really is all down to confidence. Most people are very shy when it comes to asking for a discount, and feel either that it makes them look cheap or rude. The truth is, it is your right to haggle on price. Think about it – when you buy a house, do you simply hand over the full asking price? No, of course not, you offer a much lower price, then wait for the seller to either accept your offer or decline it, and give you the chance to raise yours.

Very much the same is done when you buy a car – you will discuss the price and then put an offer in below the marked price. It is expected. Continue reading

Getting Your Central Air Unit Repaired

Sometimes things break down at the worst possible times, such as when your central air unit decides to stop working in the middle of an unbearable heat wave during the summer. You need it to work perfectly and you can’t even get it to turn on. It is best to hire a company specializing in air conditioner repair in Essex County NJ when this happens. They can come and evaluate your system, and come up with a solution that gets your unit back in working order before your home becomes unlivable from the heat and humidity.

When your central air is not working properly and it is very hot outside, it can be tempting to hire the first company you find that has an available appointment. But, it is best to take a more sensible and reasoned approach to your air conditioning repair. This is an important and expensive component in your home. Continue reading

Best Senior Care Options in Nassau County

I have been thinking about it a lot, and I have decided that I am going to look into options with regards to senior home care in Nassau county. It just scares me to have my mother living at home all by herself, and I think that she needs to have some sort of at home care, at least part of the time, to help to make her life better, and to make sure that she is not at increased risk for some sort of medical incident.

She is very old, and it is amazing that she has managed to live alone for as long as she has. My parents got divorced thirty years ago I think. She has lived alone ever since that happened, and it really is amazing to think about someone living alone for that length of time. However, it has not been until the last few years that I have worried about her living alone. She has developed some health issues, and she is more frail that she has ever been in her entire life. Continue reading

Massages and Meditation to Relax

When you feel tired, get a massage therapy and relieve all the stress, muscular tension and body ache. It is one of the effective ways to rest, relax and rejuvenate. Massage has been used as a therapy since ancient times and today it has acquired a professional look. I always use my Holland house candles to help me relax during my massages. Now there are massage specialists who know where to put pressure and where to massage gently. With this therapy, one can tone up his body and set all the muscles in order. It also helps improve the blood flow and maintain a static blood pressure. With regular massage, you can even shed extra fat from around your waist, thighs, arms and neck.

Too, I’ve also begun learning how to meditate in order to relax. Continue reading

The Internet Opens Up a Whole New World

I never had the need to have Internet at home. I am old school that way. I am elderly, so I have been living the so-called old fashioned lifestyle all my life. That all changed though when my grandson moved in with me after he graduated from high school. The college he was attending is only a few miles from my house, so it just made sense for him to live with me instead of spending money on room and board at the college. I had everything he would need with the exception of affordable Internet.

I told him that I would pick up the tab, but he would have to arrange for it since I didn’t know the first thing about it. Well, he did even better than that. Continue reading

Great Speeds and Great Deals on Cable

The Rhode Island cable company that I had in the past was a horrible one, so when I found your website I was a little skeptical. But I have to admit I was totally wrong. You offered everything I was wanting and needed for my new HDTV I just bought at Christmas.

One of the things I like most about having cable television is the reliability. In the past when I had satellite television just a mild storm would cause it to go out. Plus they didn’t have all of the great channel selections, like I have now. In the past I never bought the special movie channels because they didn’t seem to have any of the new programs on them, but now with the great deal I got on the movie expansion package I watch new movies almost every night.

My girlfriends come over at least one weekend a month for a girl’s night movie marathon. It is a fun way to get together after a long hard week and just have fun and enjoy each other’s company. Thanks to your website I found a great deal and I couldn’t be happier. In fact I have recommended your service to three of my friends from work and they have all signed up for your service. Plus they have all decided to get the internet package like I have too. Having fast internet is a must these days. Long gone are the days of dial up internet and sitting and waiting for a connection. Now with the high speed internet I get my work done in half the time I use to when I had dial up internet. Plus I love being able to watch movies and TV shows on my laptop anywhere I have a internet connection. It is so futuristic.

Atlantic Heating Cooling & Plumbing Can Take Care of Your Heating Repair in Hackensack, NJ

Atlantic Heating Cooling And Plumbing has been providing excellent heating repair in Hackensack, NJ for over fifteen years. They’ve built an excellent reputation thanks to the fact that they can meet all of your heating and cooling needs as well as plumbing needs, twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. If you are in need of repair, maintenance or full installation of air conditioning and heating units, water heaters and plumbing, you can count on Atlantic to be johnny-on-the-spot!

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In addition to providing free estimates and standard repairs, the company also offers affordable maintenance plans to help you keep your home in ship-shape. Continue reading

House Cleaning Services for Cheap

I am a slob and even though a lot of people would be embarrassed to be in possession of a house as poorly maintained as mine. I just hate cleaning, and I can’t get myself to do it. I mean, I do a little bit here and there, but in general, I ignore the chores that would be requisite of keeping my house in good order. However, I have started to become quite annoyed by the state of my house and so I am looking for a house cleaner in Danbury CT that will clean my house for a fairly cheap price. I am going to need them to come to my house at least on a weekly basis.

I am not sure what sort of servcies will be included in house cleaning in general, and I am not the sort of person that really wants to spend a lot of money on the services. Continue reading

What Can You Really Do About Aging?

I have been thinking about this of late because I do not like to get old and I especially do not like to look old. It is obvious that the one thing is beyond my control, but there might be some means that could be used to address the latter. I am particularly looking at Revitol reviews, because it seems as though you have to look at the eyes as the place where the most effect can the appearance more than any other thing that you might do. If you think about it that is what we look at, where we are focused. It is obvious that we look at the eyes and if they are wrinkled we think that the person is old. It is the case in fact. It is not necessarily as though it must be that way, at least it seems as though you should be able to try to do some thing to stop it.

In fact it is a big business, whether it works or not people are still going to pay for an effort to abate the ravages of time. It is hope that you are looking to buy and obviously the goal is to look younger. If you could feel younger that would be a lot better. That would be the ideal thing, the panacea which would be more than superficial. In the absence of that it would be good to have some sort of thing that would make you look better. I suspect that it would be good for the moral in itself. If you looked in the mirror and thought that you looked good, then that would have to make you happier. At least it would beat the devil out of looking in the mirror and thinking that you are aging.

The Unacceptable Customer Service of Time Warner

DIRECTVI’ve been a customer of DirecTV for a few months now and while I have a few issues with them (mostly the pricing plans), they are infinitely better than cable providers that I have found. Not that we have a lot of access to a number of options thanks to Time Warner coming into the area and buying out the only other company that was around. That’s how they apparently like to do business; buy out the company that might be competition to them and force the subscribers to go with them, their higher prices and the poor customer service experience that so many people have reported.

It’s true, though. Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Contractors

There is little doubt that a plumber can be anything from a nightmare to a godsend, and the difference really comes from making sure to do proper research first. This means using multiple resources and contacts to get the background on a person and find out how they have treated customers in the past. Just because a contractor seems qualified and sounds like a nice person does not mean much, as people can be deceiving in order to take advantage of unsuspecting customers. Finding a trustworthy plumber in Bergen County NJ can change all of this though and make the entire process much easier.

The idea is really just to find contractors that can be trusted and stick with them. Continue reading

I Wasn’t Sure Which Provider to Use at First

When I finally bought a house, it was perfect in so many different ways. I had lived in the city for a few years, so the best part of moving was that I was finally back in the country. I am raising two young children, and I knew that country living would be so much nicer for them. One of the only drawbacks, or so I thought, was not knowing how well the Internet would work at my new home. I do a lot of work from my house, so I looked at the best high speed Internet providers that were in my area.

I was really surprised by the options that were actually available to me. I did not think that I would have DSL as an option, nor did I think about wireless options. I thought my only choice would be satellite, and I wasn’t sure how comfortable I would be with that since I needed to have high speeds in both uploading and downloading data. Continue reading